TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump, who promised to work for free, donated his salary for the first quarter of the year on Monday [4-3-17] to the National Park Service, which, like other government agencies, faces major cuts in the president’s first budget proposal.
At the daily White House briefing, Sean Spicer, the president’s press secretary, presented a check signed by Mr. Trump for $78,333.32 to Ryan Zinke, the interior secretary, who oversees the park service. ‘I’m thrilled,’ Mr. Zinke said.
Presidents are paid $400,000 a year, not counting benefits that come with the job, including housing in a fairly spacious residence. But Mr. Trump, perhaps the wealthiest person ever to hold the presidency, made a point during the campaign of saying he did not need taxpayers to compensate him. His daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who together are worth as much as $740 million, are working on his staff without taking salaries.”

-Peter Baker, “Trump Donates First-Quarter Salary to National Park Service,” The New York Times online, April 3, 2017